The aim of this policy brief is to take stock of how children with disabilities are covered in EU social policies, and to launch a broader reflection on how to deepen the interaction between disability and age in policy making.
This publication adopted ten years ago in 2012 consists of the COFACE position on the family dimension of the UNCRPD, followed by the integral text of the Convention.
This new report presents the findings of COFACE Families Europe’s transposition assessment carried out together with national experts from 10 Member States representing a geographical and welfare mix: Belgium, Croatia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Poland and Spain.
2021 was not an easy year for families, the pandemic was a harsh reality for civil society and for families all over Europe. At COFACE, riven by our 2030 Child compass and our new strategic framework we defined our focus to support families to bounce back from the Covid-19 crisis.
We harnessed the full potential of technologies and developed our European Family Lab further as a strong and innovative tool to reach out to families and build bridges between family professionals.
We are an organisation that works for the rights of all families in Europe since 1958. In short, we are called ‘COFACE’. We wrote this easy-to-read booklet to talk about our aims for 2020-2024.
The parent-child relationship has changed significantly in the last two decades with the advent of the digital age, even more since the ratification of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989, and the general perception is that technology has caused a...
In this COFACE Strategic Framework, we provide a comprehensive, integrated, and long-term strategy to develop appropriate 21st-century policies to support the achievement of 8 positive outcomes for all families.
POLICY BRIEF. Early childhood education and care: A tool for child education, reconciliation of work and family life, and a caring and inclusive economy
This policy brief examines early childhood education and care at the intersection of childhood, work-life balance and economics, acknowledging the impact of COVID-19 on families, underlining why it is key to invest in inclusive, affordable, accessible, and quality ECEC (the four elements must be there) and describes the socio-economic benefits of ECEC.